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Issue #51

May/June, 1998

This issue is Sold Out.
Most articles are included in our print anthology
A Backwoods Home Anthology — The Ninth Year
Click on General Store to the left.
Click on items listed in red to read them.


Departments

Cover 51

Note from the publisher

Letters

Editorial:
   The Millenium bug! Are you kidding?

Columns:

Ayoob on firearms:
   Four X .44 — the logical backwoods handgun

Recipes:
   Your honey will love your sweet buns
   Solar oven casseroles are good and easy
   Wild raspberries — summertime's finest treat

Original Poems:
   Lee Ann Murphy
   John Earl Silveira
   Deborah Rolland

Irreverent joke page


Contents

Building/Tools

Making a living

  • If you just love those books, here's how to make money with them
  • The emu and ostrich craze — Why won't the big birds fly?
  • Spousal support in a small business — it means tolerance, love and faith in the future
  • I grow my homestead fund by stitching "ditty bags"
  • He combined crab pots with car repair to make his business go
  • Elephant garlic as a cash crop
  • Here's how one man made the transition from city to country
  • Self-publishing can be profitable but stay clear of vanity presses
  • A determined Rose Bley escaped the city
  • Supplement your income by raising exotic tortoises

Farm/Garden

Country living

  • Remembering "the good life"
  • Extend the vase life of flowers
  • Build a fish pond — just for fun

Crafts

  • Make a fun stick whistle

The old days

  • Hope chest memories


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